School Immunisation Health Professional

Employer
Vaccination UK Ltd
Location
Dudley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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We have a fantastic opportunity for Paramedics, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists, Midwives and Nurses to join our school immunisation teams to make a difference to child health in this location. VUK provide Fluenz, HPV, Men ACWY and DTP to schools across Sandwell.

The service will primarily be delivered on-site in schools for children in primary and secondary schools in the county, but due to the pandemic situation, we will also be delivering these immunisations in community clinic settings.

This will be on a bank contract with an immediate start available to provide school aged immunisations including HPV and nasal flu immunisations across Sandwell. The hours of work will be from 0830 until the end of the school day, or the immunisation session. You must be able to arrive on time and stay until needed.

We are seeking qualified Paramedics, Nurses, Midwives, Physiotherapists and Pharmacists for school and clinic sessions to start immediately. You just need to provide us with your availability, and there is the opportunity to work up to 5 days per week to suit you. As a result of the type of work we do, a flexible approach to working is required. In return, we are offering a very competitive hourly rate, a friendly and supportive working environment.

If you are an RN, RM, Pharmacist registered with the GPhC, or Physiotherapist or Paramedic registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and if you have an interest in child health we would love to hear from you. You will have the opportunity to work both autonomously, and as part of a small team to organise, plan, deliver, and evaluate immunisation and vaccination programmes for this school - based programme.

We require you to have mandatory training in place prior to commencing work. This includes Safeguarding Children and Adults at level 2, BLS and anaphylaxis training and Immunisation Training.Training can be provided if necessary.

Knowledge of Health and Safety issues is essential. There will be substantial access to children; therefore, an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required and sign up to the update service is part of our requirements.We also require all clinical staff to show evidence of immunity to hepatitis B, and measles, mumps and rubella immunity prior to commencing work with us.

Interviews may be held remotely on Zoom or MS Teams due COVID-19 social distancing measures.

To apply, please use the Apply Now link below.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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